Anthony Mackie to Play Falcon in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

In case you weren’t paying attention to our own Alex Billington or yours truly on Twitter this weekend (or you haven’t yet checked out our informative and geek-filled video blog from the Marvel panel at Comic-Con on Saturday), the comic book movie studio announced the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger now has the official and exciting title of Captain America: The Winter Solider. We’ll get to what that means below, but first Heat Vision has word of a new cast member for the film as Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker, Real Steel) is in talks to play Falcon, one of the first African American superheroes. Read on! More than likely Mackie will be playing Sam Wilson, the kid from Harlem with a troubled past that includes a life of crime after his father and mother were killed at different times by vagrants, but it’s not clear if he’ll take …

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